Florida Senate - 2011 SB 772 By Senator Siplin 19-00568-11 2011772__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to trust funds; creating the Energy 3 Affordability Trust Fund within the Department of 4 Community Affairs; providing the purpose of the trust 5 fund and the source of funds; providing for future 6 review and termination or re-creation of the trust 7 fund; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Energy Affordability Trust Fund.— 12 (1) The Energy Affordability Trust Fund is created within 13 the Department of Community Affairs. 14 (2) The trust fund is established for use as a depository 15 for funds to be used to supplement the Low Income Home Energy 16 Assistance Program. Moneys to be credited to the trust fund 17 shall consist of unclaimed deposits held by utilities pursuant 18 to s. 717.108, Florida Statutes. 19 (3) In accordance with s. 19(f)(2), Article III of the 20 State Constitution, the Energy Affordability Trust Fund shall, 21 unless terminated sooner, be terminated on July 1, 2015. Before 22 its scheduled termination, the trust fund shall be reviewed as 23 provided in s. 215.3206(1) and (2), Florida Statutes. 24 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2011, but 25 this act shall not take effect unless it is enacted by a three 26 fifths vote of the membership of each house of the Legislature.